Food photos has transformed social networking platform, Instagram, into a veritable Eat-stagram. Just take a look at the #food hashtag: the photo-sharing service boasts more than 200 million #food posts and counting.
The best photos combine excellently-plated dishes and skilled photography to create high quality foodporn. If you’re an aspiring food photographer that wants to do the same, pick these 5 mouthwatering dishes to nail that perfect shot.
Thrice Cooked Pork Sisig - a sizzling, scintillating start to yesterday's very Filipino dinner (Independence Day kasi, hehehe…) at Backyard Kitchen + Brew at The Circuit. I usually let the meat at the bottom cook a little bit more on the hot plate so that I could get more toasted bits out of the mixture. Best eaten with hot sauce, hehehe… @backyard_ph @backyard_mnl
The Kapampangan dish goes well with beer and cameras. The pork, the calamansi, the peppers, the garlic, the onions, and the egg yolk all combine to create a splash of color that makes a very enticing dish. It pays to get close to bring out all those details.
The dessert is a soothing dessert for thirsty throats, and a veritable feast for hungry eyes. Show off its numerous layers by going for a profile shot.
In some fancy restaurants, siomai and its variants are served in bamboo containers that serve as a great natural background for their photos.
Philippine spring rolls come with various ingredients including meat and vegetables. Remember to show the colorful filling and the luscious sauce to make mouths water just by looking at your pic.
Need more help in getting the perfect food shot? Try out these unbeatable tips.